11.02.22 | Chemist and pharmacist Prof Olivia Merkel describes the huge pressures put on academics with children, in particular women, during the beginning of the pandemic – from an exploding workload to gate-kept childcare.
28.01.22 | Professor Helene Ahl from Jönköping University approaches entrepreneurship from a feminist angle, studying the businesses run by women which have traditionally been overlooked. We spoke to her about how the welfare society affects working conditions for women entrepreneurs amid stubborn gender norms.
03.12.21 | What’s it like to be an expert on viruses during a deeply politicised pandemic? We spoke to one of Germany’s busiest pandemic pundits, Professor Melanie Brinkmann, about personal drive, hate mail, and her hopes for the future.
25.11.21 | Dr Nadine Akkerman from the University of Leiden spends her time breaking cipher codes to read the secret letters of 17th-century women. We asked her about her new book on Elizabeth Stuart and about why women made excellent spies during the English Civil War.